[Webinar] Japan in 2017: Economic Outlook & Trends, Status of Abenomics, and JETRO's Role in Promoting FDI
Mar 06, 2017
This free webinar will examine Japan's economic outlook and
recent structural reforms regarding corporate taxes, medicine &
healthcare regulations, and immigration reform for foreign workers.
DATE & TIME
March 23, 2017
3:00-4:00 PM CST
In this free webinar, JETRO Chicago Chief Executive Director Ichiro Soné will provide an update on the current state of the Japanese economy and the status of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s economic reform agenda, also called "Abenomics."
This presentation is recommended for business executives, owners, and entrepreneurs who want a better understanding of current market conditions in Japan. Companies currently expanding or with plans to expand in Japan are especially encourages to attend.
JETRO Chicago Chief Executive Director Ichiro Soné’s presentation will examine recent economic data and touch on the anticipated impact of the 2020 Summer Olympics and Paralympics which will take place in Tokyo. Mr. Soné will also touch on the progress of structural reforms regarding corporate taxes; regulations governing regenerative medicine and health care; deregulation of electric and natural gas markets; and immigration reforms designed to attract more skilled foreign workers.
As the Japanese government's trade promotion and economic development agency, a key part of JETRO's mission is assisting foreign companies which are interested in entering and expanding their business in Japan. In June 2013, the Japanese government announced its goal of doubling inbound FDI to ¥35 trillion by 2020. Mr. Soné will address the steps taken by the government to increase FDI into Japan and talk about the ways in which JETRO supports foreign companies as they grow their businesses in Japan
Ichiro Soné, Chief Executive Director, JETRO Chicago
Ichiro Soné was appointed Chief Executive Director of the Chicago office of the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO Chicago) in June 2013. As Chief Executive Director, he oversees JETRO Chicago’s activities designed to facilitate trade and investment between Japan and 12 Midwestern states served by JETRO Chicago.
This event is organized by the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO).